Taking a road trip down Route 66? Stop off in Afton, an original farming and railroad town with some classic Route 66 roadside architecture. Here, visitors can take a tour of the original nine-foot narrow section of the famous route, known as the Ribbon Road, or partake in water sports down at the Grand Lake o’the Cherokees.
Afton is truly classic small town America and photographers will love the many chances to snap shots of the shells of vintage gas stations, hotels, and motels.
The Grand Lake is where locals and visitors can rent boats, jet skis, sailing boats or join yacht tours to explore the expansive waters of the lake. Additionally, outside of town the beauty of Oklahoma beckons with nearby walks and trails in nature.
For rainy days, head to the National Rod and Custom Car Hall of Fame museum, where an impressive display of cars will have motor-enthusiasts entertained for hours.
A good time to visit Afton is between August and November or March and June, avoiding the very hot summer.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Afton. The hottest month in Afton is June, when temperatures peak at 98 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -3 ˚F. The wettest month in Afton is May with 10.99 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 1.22 inches of rain.
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